Number and rate of nonfatal lost-time injuries per sector, 2016 - 2019

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Injuries
Sector 2016 2017 2018 2019
Coal 1,301 1,498 1,336 1,307
Metal 525 486 486 567
Nonmetal 264 326 355 337
Stone 1,076 955 955 954
Sand & gravel 339 332 358 324
Coal contractor 122 188 179 188
Noncoal contractor 281 250 265 249
Total 3,908 4,035 3,934 3,926
Injury Rate per 100 FTE
Sector 2016 2017 2018 2019
Coal rate 2.40 2.56 2.22 2.23
Metal rate 1.51 1.37 1.28 1.48
Nonmetal rate 1.30 1.53 1.57 1.52
Stone rate 1.81 1.60 1.61 1.59
Sand & gravel rate 1.37 1.30 1.30 1.13
Coal contractor rate 0.98 1.37 1.26 1.35
Noncoal contractor rate 0.89 0.79 0.73 0.70
All mining rate 1.64 1.64 1.52 1.53
NOTE: Excludes office employees. Not calculated (NC) when N is less than 5. Caution should be used when interpreting rates based on a small number of events. Full-time equivalent (FTE) employees computed using reported hours worked (2,000 hours = 1 FTE). Data Source: MSHA

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